Reporting From the Front

“The possibility that this pandemic might max out the hospitals—that there is a hard limit to the number of patients that they can treat at once, and that the number of covid-19 patients will exceed it—is the preoccupation of everyone working in medicine in the United States.” For now, this is the everything story. The New Yorker: The Coming Coronavirus Critical-Care Emergency.

+ Bloomberg: Hospital Workers Make Masks From Office Supplies Amid U.S. Shortages.

+ The Navy’s hospital ship is coming to New York City. (How ironic would it be if we repurposed cruise ships as hospitals.)

+ Reminder. I got Medium and Andy Slavitt together to turn his tweets into articles. They are must reads. Find and follow the latest here.

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